Perturbations in Conduction in Liquids by Plasma Generated by a Pulsed Laser
American Journal of Modern Physics
Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2016, Pages: 65-78
Received: Jun. 9, 2016; Accepted: Jun. 24, 2016; Published: Jul. 18, 2016
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Daniela Bertuccelli, Arroyo Seco Physics Institute (IFAS), Faculty of Exact Science, National University of the Central Province of Buenos Aires, Tandil, Argentine; Member of the Scientist Research Career CONICET, Tandil, Argentine
Héctor Francisco Ranea-Sandoval, Arroyo Seco Physics Institute (IFAS), Faculty of Exact Science, National University of the Central Province of Buenos Aires, Tandil, Argentine; Member of the Scientist Research Career CONICET, Tandil, Argentine
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Abstract
The objective of this work is to present the results of measuring the changes in temperature, T, oxidation/reduction potential, ORP, normal electrode potential, NEP, and pH of conducting aqueous mixtures in cells in three situations: with two Copper electrodes, with only one electrode and with none. The situation of two conductors is treated with an external potential and with no applied potential. In all these situations, two identically constructed cells were used. One of them was irradiated with a pulsed high-power laser to produce a plasma. The other cell was not irradiated. Our results are thus presented as difference of the two situations. The results confirm that the plasma produces an increase in the production rate of H. It was also obtained some information on the differential precipitation of Cu into the solution. The yield of Cu dilution and the evolution of the other mentioned parameters confirm previous results and is an indirect proof of an increase of H production.
Keywords
Laser, Laser-Generated Plasma, Laser-Induced Breakdown, Electrical Conductivity in Liquids
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Daniela Bertuccelli, Héctor Francisco Ranea-Sandoval, Perturbations in Conduction in Liquids by Plasma Generated by a Pulsed Laser, American Journal of Modern Physics. Vol. 5, No. 4, 2016, pp. 65-78. doi: 10.11648/j.ajmp.20160504.14
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